Lot 2207. Tôsen sukashi tsuba with blossoming plum branch and a sickle

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Lot 2207Tôsen sukashi tsuba with blossoming plum branch and a sickle

Japan. Edo Period (1603-1868). Akasaka school, unsigned. Naga marugata. Maru mimi. Iron. The representation of a kama (small axe/sickle) with flowering plum branches is related
on the Nô-piece 'hachi no ki', in which an impoverished Samurai, his beloved Bonsai to
Fire wood chopped up to heat for the surprise visit of his Lord. This
Loyalty, we rewarded, of course, later, Empire. D. 6mm, H. 7,5 cm., B. 7., 3 cm. Condition A/B. enclosed: Matching wooden box made of kiri.
Expertise:
-NBTHK paper no 451924/19200702 from 20.2.2007

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